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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER 1 - Underfill
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $58,025.52 to  $86,150.88  PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Wildlife
Division: Conservation Education
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 07.806
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 46929
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/04/2024
Close Date: 05/06/2024
Recruiter:
   JENNIFER KAUBLE
   Phone: (775)684-0128
   Email: jenniferkauble@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Public Information Officers manage the public relations and information program for an agency on a statewide basis; write media releases, newsletters, and informational brochures; produce audiovisual presentations and take photographs.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This recruitment is to underfill for a Public Information Officer 2 position. The Publications Coordinator (PC) position is responsible for the writing, design and pre-press preparation for the agency's four annual magazines (Nevada Fishing Guide, Big Game Seasons and Applications Regulations, Nevada Big Game Hunting Guide and the Nevada Small Game Hunting Guide) as well as additional educational materials for the public including brochures, posters, signs, presentations, and internal and external newsletters. The PC handles all graphic design requests including infographics, logos and graphic elements for magazines and newsletters. As a public information officer, the position also includes writing press releases, media alerts and feature stories, handling media requests and helping with the Department's social media efforts. The PC is also a member of the Department marketing team and leads the Nevada Free Fishing Day Poster Contest. The Publications Coordinator's duties include serving as a staff photographer for all events including Free Fishing Day, commission meetings, conservation projects and other events as assigned. The photos taken at these events are used in NDOW's educational materials throughout the year. To apply for the recruitment, you will need to submit application online at: https://nvapps.state.nv.us. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in journalism, English, public or community relations, communications or closely related field and two years of professional experience in public relations or public information including writing media releases and newsletters, preparing speeches and multimedia presentations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    This position may require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
    This position requires travel up to 25% of the time.
    A valid drivers license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe your experience with design and layout software.
2) Describe your experience developing a public relations/marketing campaign that involves digital media.
3) Describe your experience initiating, developing, managing, and monitoring contracts for printing, photography and videography.
4) Describe your experience writing articles and speeches.
5) Describe your experience developing publications for offset printing. Include layout and design experience, editing and writing experience, communicating with printers and software used in the layout and design process.
6) Describe your experience collaborating and working cooperatively with management and staff and media representatives.
7) Describe your experience working with organizations or conservation groups on communication strategies.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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